Local Oxfordshire talks – October 2015

Information provided by the OLHA (www.olha.org.uk)

October 2015

1st – Eynsham – Graham Bannell “Evolution of the Built Tradition”. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

6th – Henley – Shaun Morley “Drunk and Riotous – Oxfordshire Friendly Societies”. Kings Arms Barns, Market Place, 7:45pm.

6th – Hook Norton – David Ashby “The Collapsed Medieval Towns of Oxfordshire”. Baptist Church Hall, Netting Street, 7:30pm.

7th – Otmoor – Olaf Bayer “The Archaeology of East Oxford Project”. Islip Village Hall, 8:00pm.

8th – Banbury – Barrie Trinder “Banburyshire’s Victorian Boatpeople”. Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, 7:30pm.

8th – Wootton & Dry Sandford – Jackie Smith “Christs Hospital in Abingdon”. Wootton Community Centre, 7:30pm.

12th – Chipping Norton – Bill King “Yesterday’s Runways”. Methodist Room, West Street, 7:30pm.

12th – Goring & Streatley – Alan Turton “In the meadow which is called Runnymeade: The story of the Magna Carta”. Goring Village Hall, 2:30pm.

12th – Radley – Simon Wenham “The History of Salters Steamers in Oxford”. Primary School Hall, 7:30pm.

13th – Marcham – Martin Buckland “The Invisible Brick – Revealed in Language & Literature, Film & Fiction, Music & Murder in the Local Area and Much More”. Marcham church, 7:45pm.

15th – Eynsham – Pam Manix “Oxford’s Medieval Jewish History”. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

15th – Sibfords – Maureen Hicks “The Sibfords 1914-1918”. Village Hall, Sibford Gower, 8:00pm.

15th – Whitchurch & Goring Heath – Peter Hawley “The Grey family of Whitchurch House and the Foundling Hospital”. Goring Heath Parish Hall, 8:00pm.

19th – Adderbury – Martin Bloxsom “The Importance of Local Railways in WW1”. Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

19th – Bicester -Stephen Barker “Oxfordshire on the Home Front 1914-1918”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

19th – Kennington – Ivan Cadge “The History of the Abingdon GWR Branch Line”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

20th – Clanfield and Bampton – Muriel Pilkington “The Lost Railways of Oxfordshire”. Carter Institute, Clanfield, 7:30pm.

20th – Enstone – Alan Simpson “Tracing Ancestors”. Venue tbc (contact 01608 677246, carolawt@gmail.com), 7:30pm.

21st – Littlemore – Simon Townley “The Victoria County History in the Chilterns”. Littlemore Community Centre, Giles Road, 7:00 for 7:30pm.

27th – Hanney – Annual General Meeting and Hazel Brown “Wantage Town Lands Charity”. War Memorial Hall, 8:00pm.

27th – Kidlington – Alastair Lack “Travels with Auntie”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.

28th – Dorchester – Robert Kidner “Railway Poster Art: a Special Genre”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.